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Tag: Quality of Life

July 31, 2017 4:06 PM

If it seems like you are noticing some really, really fit people in and around Madison this week, you are right!  We are hosting the 2017 Reebok CrossFit games and we have thousands of athletes, families, spectators, and volunteers in Madison. CrossFit is a fitness program that … [read more]

July 12, 2017 5:52 PM

It was an honor for all of us at this week's Common Council meeting to honor Ms. Sina Davis, a community leader in the Allied Drive area. We all owe her a debt of gratitude and the resolution unanimously passed is a small way to express our appreciation. WHEREAS, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, … [read more]

June 30, 2017 12:54 PM

It's hard to believe that we are approaching the 30th Anniversary of our Madison-Freiburg sister city relationship.  It has been a wonderful partnership as we have shared ideas and friendships for many years.  As part of the celebration, the Madison-Freiburg Sister City Committee has … [read more]

June 13, 2017 12:27 PM

There are so many reasons that summer is a wonderful time in Madison, and one of them is Make Music Madison.  The all-day, all-city music festival is on the summer solstice, June 21 and there is again a full line up of venues, performances, and wonderful musicians all over the city. For … [read more]

June 8, 2017 11:25 AM

Join your neighbors and friends this weekend and throughout the summer at the Elver Park Farmers Market. The Market is the result of the efforts of the Madison West Neighborhood Association and the Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association and will run through Saturday, September 16.  Hours … [read more]

June 6, 2017 12:22 PM

  Please make plans to attend Safety Saturday 2017.  The event offers children and families the opportunity to learn injury and harm prevention through interactive displays and exhibits.  More than 30 community partners to include many city agencies will set-up along East and … [read more]

June 2, 2017 2:18 PM

President Trump doesn't get it.  The future is coming and it doesn't matter that the President is stuck in the dark ages. Why?  Because the President may be able to unilaterally drop the US from the Paris Agreement but he can't stop, states, cities, companies, and citizens from … [read more]

May 25, 2017 11:25 AM

           Milwaukee's population declines while Madison and surrounding areas continue to grow That is the headline in the story which I have posted below.  My comment to the reporter: "We're building an economy that's designed to create … [read more]

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